The Best of the West

By Christian Rowe  During my summer internship at LANDMARK WEST! I set out on many journeys to explore what has now become a familiar neighborhood to me – the Upper West Side. I have explored from 110th Street to Columbus Circle and from Central Park to Riverside...

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Religious Buildings of the Upper West Side

by Christian RoweThis past week I’ve been exploring the religious buildings of the Upper West Side and comparing them to my church, Pilgrim Father Church under Archbishop Roy E. Brown in Brooklyn, which was built in 1961. I noticed that my church has a big tower...

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Upper West Side Building Ornaments

 By Christian RoweFor the last couple of days I have been exploring and studying the rowhouses and building ornaments on the Upper West Side. Row houses and apartment buildings were made mainly to house people in the middle class. Architects used materials like...

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A Night on the John J. Harvey

By Christian Rowe On July 16, 2014, LANDMARK WEST! hosted a summer evening trip down the Hudson River on the retired historic Fireboat John J.Harvey. Built in 1931, the John J. Harvey was the first large modern fireboat built in America. Every fireboat before her was...

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Exploring the Landmark Bridges of Central Park

by Christian Rowe On my Central Park exploration today, I noticed things that I would not have paid much attention to before beginning my summer internship with LANDMARK WEST! The first thing I noticed was that when you enter the park at 77th Street you walk over a...

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Layout Test

Layout Test

On September 6, the New York Times published a letter to the editor written by LW! President Arlene Simon responding to Professor Kenneth T. Jackson's op-ed "Gotham's ToweringAmbitions" published on August 30th. Arlene's letter to the New York Times calls out...

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Celebrate the UNSUNG HEROES on December 5th!

Celebrate the UNSUNG HEROES on December 5th!

CELEBRATE THE UNSUNG HEROES OF THE UPPER WEST SIDEThursday, Dec. 5th 2013With an admittedly contrarian mind-set, LANDMARK WEST's honorees tend not to be media stars or mega-bankers, but real-life landmark heroes in the trenches. Usually, no one you have ever heard of...

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